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Will WIPP Take Hanford's Nuclear Waste?

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KUNM Call In Show Thu. 3/14 8a: The Department of Energy has proposed to store nuclear waste from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.  

We'll take your calls and comments. You can also email callinshow@kunm.org or post your comments online

277-5866 (locally in Abq)

877-899-5866 (toll-free)


Interviews and Audio Statements: 

  • Senator Tom Udall (D)


  • Jack Volpato, Jr. (R), Chair of the Eddy County Commission


Upcoming related events: 

Wednesday, March 20th, 10 am to noon

  • meeting with DOE to discuss the draft request to remove the tank waste prohibition in the WIPP permit
  • Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Pl, NE in Albuquerque.

Tuesday, April 23 at 6 pm

  • dinner and discussion about high-level waste coming to New Mexico
  • Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, 202 Harvard, SE.
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